ITT Technical Institute-Torrance

20050 S. Vermont Ave
Torrance, CA 90502
Tel: (310)380-1555
506 students
Private for-profit
At ITT Tech we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, criminal justice, and business.
School Highlights:
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance serves 506 students (80% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance is one of 55 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is El Camino Community College District (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
College ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 13 staff
61 staff
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 506 has declined by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is equal to the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 506 students 1,296 students
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
21:1
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 404 students
814 students
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 102 students
1,040 students
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
11%
5%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
48%
21%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
25%
15%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Black (2006-2013)
% White
11%
51%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Unknown (2006-2013)
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.68 0.68
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $5,660
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $10,250
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 94%
81%
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • ITT Technical Institute, Torrance, is one of a network of coeducational, non-denominational private postsecondary educational institutions owned and operated by ITT Educational Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation. ITT Technical Institute was founded December 1, 1959 as Teletronic Technical Institute. In July 1965, the name was changed to Sams Technical Institute. International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation acquired the school in 1966. The name of the school was changed in September 1970 to ITT Technical Institute. The school moved to its present location in September 1996. The school now offers associate of applied science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology, a bachelor of applied science degree program of study in Automated Manufacturing Technology and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Adminstration, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management. Other branches of ITT Technical Institute are located in Norfolk, Virginia, Norwood, Massachusetts, Woburn Massachusetts, Louisville, Kentucky and Arnold, Missouri. ITT Technical Institute, Torrance, opened in October 1986 in Carson, California, initially offering an associate degree program of study in Electronics Engineering Technology. The school now offers associate of science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology-Computer Network Systems, Information Technology-Multimedia and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management. The school moved to its present location in March 1998. In December 2004 branches of the school opened in Kansas City, Missouri and Kennesaw, Georgia, and in 2006 a learning site opened in Culver City, California. The school is located at 20050 S. Vermont Avenue, in Torrance, California. The facility of 30,000 square feet contains classrooms, laboratories, administrative and student services offices. Parking, sidewalk and classroom ramps, restrooms and pay phones are available for disabled persons. The school also occupies 13,358 square feet at its learning site at 6101 West Centinela Ave., Suite 180, in Culver City with classrooms, labratories and a student break area. The facility is in compliance with federal, state and local ordinances and regulations, including those relating to safety and health. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate of science and bachelor of science degrees. ITT Technical Institute was granted authorization by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education under Section 94900 of the California Educational Code, as a degree-granting institution.

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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,568 per year for in-state students and $8,631 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,276 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Keck Graduate Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.